Author Archives: jenicek

That Place, Part 4

“Ay brought a few things,” said Georgia as Rachael hugged her. “You didn’t need to do that!” “Me mum taught me never to show up empty handed.” “How is Moria?” she asked. “Feisty as ever,” she replied as she tousled … Continue reading

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That Place, Part 3

For the next week, everyone in town was waiting for something terrible and tragic to happen. There was even talk of a mass evacuation but Mayor Ben Cooper, who had held the office for twelve years running, assuaged people’s fears … Continue reading

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That Place, Part 2

People who think that little towns are quiet aren’t listening hard enough. News travels rapidly and with an exponential rate of inaccuracy. While gossip about celebrities is entertaining, it can’t compete with people you know, or at least see in … Continue reading

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That Place, Part 1

Ivy didn’t so much climb the side of the building as smother it. It gave the impression of the world’s largest topiary with a door and windows. If you pulled it away, and it took a bit of effort, you … Continue reading

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One story, six words at a time

She smiles and I fall again. Crazy, little goes a long way. Nothing versus something, who will win? Seeing her again, brings sweet pain. If I forgive, will I forget? Promises worth their weight in air. Objection your honor, overruled … Continue reading

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Stop the show!

As I wrote about before, doing musical improv is, let’s call it challenging. At least for me it is, if you love to sing and can rhyme, it’s a day at the beach. Even more daunting is the idea of … Continue reading

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Obviously

There is or was a divide on improv. Those who love short form, also known as games, as you might see on “Whose Line is it Anyway?”, and those who champion long form. The most famous of which is called … Continue reading

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